Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques

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Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2001 - Computers - 550 pages
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Here's the resource you need if you want to apply today's most powerful data mining techniques to meet real business challenges. Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques equips you with a sound understanding of data mining principles and teaches you proven methods for knowledge discovery in large corporate databases.

Written expressly for database practitioners and professionals, this book begins with a conceptual introduction designed to get you up to speed. This is followed by a comprehensive and state-of-the-art coverage of data mining concepts and techniques. Each chapter functions as a stand-alone guide to a critical topic, presenting proven algorithms and sound implementations ready to be used directly or with strategic modification against live data. Wherever possible, the authors raise and answer questions of utility, feasibility, optimization, and scalability, keeping your eye on the issues that will affect your project's results and your overall success.

Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques is the master reference that practitioners and researchers have long been seeking. It is also the obvious choice for academic and professional classrooms.

Classroom Features Available Online:
- instructor's manual
- course slides (in PowerPoint)
- course supplementary readings
- sample assignments and course projects

* Offers a comprehensive, practical look at the concepts and techniques you need to know to get the most out of real business data.
* Organized as a series of stand-alone chapters so you can begin anywhere and immediately apply what you learn.
* Presents dozens of algorithms and implementation examples, all in easily understood pseudo-code and suitable for use in real-world, large-scale data mining projects.
* Provides in-depth, practical coverage of essential data mining topics, including OLAP and data warehousing, data preprocessing, concept description, association rules, classification and prediction, and cluster analysis.
* Addresses advanced topics such as mining object-relational databases, spatial databases, multimedia databases, time-series databases, text databases, the World Wide Web, and applications in several fields.

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Review: Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)

User Review  - Mona Mahfouz - Goodreads

Read for Data Mining course. Well written and easy to follow with good examples. Read full review

Review: Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)

User Review  - Radek Lát - Goodreads

A good collection of data mining techniques. However, for actual implementation of the presented algorithms you might need to look somewhere else because the presented information is not always clear and the examples are often difficult to transform to your own problems. Read full review

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Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada

Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada

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